Details to follow
U18: 1st Luke Honey
U15: 1st Pengxiao Zhu
U14: 1st Josh Keay
There were also prizes for U12
5th TORQUAY BOYS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL JUNIOR OPEN
Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay Devon TQ2 7EL
SUNDAY 16th October 2022
We are again holding a junior tournament open to all at Torquay Boys’ Grammar School. This tournament is open to all those aged under 18 on 1st September 2021.
Sections U18, U15, U14,U13,U12,U11,U10, and U9. Sections will be merged if there are insufficient entries in an age group.
CORONAVIRUS: Masks encouraged when moving around the venue. Hand sanitiser will be available. Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms (which are different this year).
Trophies will be awarded to the first three places in each section. Where sections are amalgamated there will be an award for the highest placed individual in each age group. Other prizes will be dependent on the size of the entry. Certificates will be awarded to all competitors.
This will start at 10am and the day will finish at about 4.30pm with the prize giving; this will be as soon as possible after the conclusion of the final round games. All players play in all rounds except for byes. Age will be taken as at 1st. September 2022. Clocks will be used in all sections; 25 minutes per player per game; in older age groups 20 mins + 5 seconds per move (Fischer time) per player. EPSCA Rapidplay rules will apply in the U11 age groups.
There will be a range of hot and cold drinks, cakes, and snacks on sale. Also sandwiches made to order.
There will be a stall, supplied by Tim Onions, selling sets books and other chess merchandise (now taking card payments too).
If you are using SATNAV the postcode of the school is TQ2 7EL. As you reach the end of the South Devon Highway from Exeter / Newton Abbot turn right up the Torbay Ring Road for about one mile and at the first roundabout turn left into Shiphay Lane. The school is about ¾ mile down the hill on the right at traffic lights. Follow the main drive down to the bottom where there is parking available.
If you would like to enter please scroll down or visit:
where you can enter and pay online. Entry fee £12.50
We are most grateful to the Devon Junior Chess Association for agreeing to take online entries and payment on our behalf.
Please contact Tim Onions (tonions at tbgs.torbay.sch.uk) with any questions.
Closing date for entry strictly by midnight on Friday 14th October 2022.
No entries will be accepted after this.
Entries will be listed on the DJCA website in the run up to the event.
Any questions or enquiries to Tim Onions by e mail: tonions at tbgs.torbay.sch.uk